Contemporary Civil Litigation
Award-winning teacher and best-selling author Stephen Yeazell presents
Contemporary Civil Litigation, the first coursebook to explore the forces
that drive modern litigation. This concise (600-page) text focuses on emerging
topics--such as how an evolving bar impacts litigation, new tools of litigation
finance, innovative forms of settlement, and the changing politics of legal
practice and judging.
Contemporary Civil Litigation offers cutting-edge teaching support and a
host of features:
A fascinating examination of the complex problems of a "simple litigation,"
and the strategic and tactical choices inherent in "ordinary practice"
Incisive units that focus on the dynamics of civil litigation, contemporary
practice, and life as a lawyer
Timely and dynamic source material drawn from trade press, litigation
documents, recent statistical data and settlement agreements, and new forms of
an illuminating discussion of how litigation finance affects litigation
outcomes, offering real insight into the challenges for both for-profit
and non-profit law practices
an integrated view of bar and judicial discipline that helps students
to understand the different constraints against which lawyers and judges
a complete set of MindManager(tm) maps that perform double-duty as
both teaching instruction and in-class presentation tools, with hyperlinks to
available online materials that illustrate course concepts
A fresh take on civil litigation from an inspiring author, Contemporary
Civil Litigation presents the opportunity to teach emerging topics in
courses or seminars on civil litigation, professional responsibility, advanced
civil procedure, and practice of law.
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